Wednesday, September 4, 2013


Photograph Mike Roberts
"Man Eater? No. These loggers climbed into this undercut
to emphasize the enormity of the trunk of this giant
California Redwood. These men are each over 6 feet tall.
The diameter of the tree is over 13 feet."


"Crew Felling Fir Tree" Washington 1899
Photograph Darius Kinsey
Library of Congress

I've collected Darius Kinsey photographs since I was a kid growing up in a five generation family lumber business, and workers back then still had a little of the glean & verve seen in this photo.